Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10th.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he is engaging Kenyans directly, not through the media, a day after skipping the presidential debate.
A South African nine-year-old has become the world’s third child born with HIV to appear effectively cured of the disease, scientists have said.
Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has told relatives she is worried about the behaviour of her two sons, Robert Jnr 25, and Chatunga, 21, who were recently evicted for bad behaviour from the R70 000 a month flat they rented in Sandton.
A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, said a study Monday that promised relief for millions.
The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a “brainless billionaire” as his administration steps up military efforts against what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.
Investigations and operations into a ring suspected to be involved in counterfeiting or circulating currencies have led to the arrest of two siblings, who are said to be part of the group.
Inside a metal shed in southeastern Rwanda, Nicholas Hitimana brandished a plastic container holding a green liquid: geranium essential oil, freshly distilled and ready for export at more than US$200 per kilo.
Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations humanitarian chief urged the world “not to forget the DRC,” and called for scaled-up relief funding to help millions of people suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.
Rainbow Rare Earths Ltd on Friday said it expects to begin producing and selling its first rare earth concentrate from its project in Burundi from the fourth quarter of 2017.
Sperm bandits strike: Zimbabwean man is ’abducted, drugged and raped by three women who are part of a gang that targets travellers and sells their semen for good luck
UN says DRC is now home to one of world’s most complex humanitarian crises
A grenade attack killed 8 people and wounded 50 others in a village in Burundi’s northern Kayanza province late on Sunday, police said.
Police have shot a man and a woman dressed as Batman characters as they engaged in a sex act at an Australian nightclub.
The British prime minister has announced a multi-million pound package of support for wealth creation in east Africa.
Kenya’s main opposition candidate has been briefly hospitalised for dehydration caused by suspected food poisoning less than a month before the general election.
President Paul Kagame has in recent years been a key ally for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his attempts to build closer ties with Africa.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana has called for effectiveness and alertness against road carnage to enforce road safety.
Rwanda’s electoral commission has disqualified three candidates for next month’s presidential election, saying they didn’t fulfil requirements such as collecting enough supporting signatures.
The International Criminal Court (ICC), that organisation charged with making sure people who commit human rights abuses and genocide don’t get away with it, has lashed out at the ANC-led South African government for refusing to arrest accused war-criminal Omar al-Bashir – the dictator who slaughtered thousands of his own people and allegedly tested chemical weapons on them – when he was here for an AU summit back in 2015.
May 30, 2017 marked the launch of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (the Madaraka Express) in Kenya.
Annual military parade parade schedule to take place on Friday abandoned for security concerns, president adviser says.
Burundi on Thursday said it has "faith" in the new UN envoy to the crisis-hit country but warned Michel Kafando against "bias" in favour of opposition groups, an accusation also levelled at his predecessors.
Three France-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs), namely Sherpa, Ibuka and Collective of Civil Parties for Rwanda, filed a compliant against, BNP Paribas, France’s largest bank, accusing it of involvement in the 1994 Rwanda genocide, local media reported on Thursday.
South Sudan government has deported three American journalists over visas issues, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said.
First Republican president Kenneth Kaunda has reminded Africa not to abandon the patriotism that its founding fathers exhibited when they stood by each other to liberate the continent from colonial bondage despite geographic locations.
China is willing to work closely with Rwanda to implement consensus reached by leaders of China and Rwanda, a Chinese official said
It has long been believed that the smartphones in our pockets are actually making us dumber; but now there is evidence for it.
Anitha Nyiramwiza and Emmanuel Mbarushimana could have managed to traffic illicit drugs into the country, probably using public transport means without the knowledge of the drivers.
Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International in a damning report launched ahead of a high-level donor summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala on 22-23 June.
The Zimbabwean government is reportedly repossessing farms from "unproductive land reform beneficiaries and redistributing it to land-hungry Zimbabweans".
16 persons and injured 13 on Sunday night and Monday morning, The attacks were carried out by female bombers.
President Jacob Zuma hosted his Congolese counterpart in a bilateral meeting
Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
The Rwandan genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi wants Constitutional Court in Malawi to determine his . extradition case, citing use of the bilateral treaty between Malawi and Rwanda which was signed in February and irregularities in the manner the State presented the case in court.
A total of 160 Police officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Department, yesterday, completed two-day training on fighting environmental crimes including implementation of laws and policies.
At least 73 vehicles have been impounded in the the Western and Southern provinces in an operation to enforce the national compulsory speed governor policy.
Two police officers and three civilians were killed on Friday by al-Shabaab militants in northeastern Kenya near the porous border with Somalia.
The Africa Health Forum, holding for the first time, will take place in Kigali, Rwanda between June 27 and 28, 2017.
A TEAM of women engineers from Glasgow University is making final preparations ahead of a visit to Rwanda.